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Radio astronomy

Rohlfs, Tools of radio astronomy 4th rev. and enl. ed., Springer, 2004

Lilley, A.E. & Palmer, P., Tables of Radio-Frequency Recombination Lines ApJS 16, 143, 1968

Data calibration

General flux calibration

Baars et al., The absolute spectrum of CAS A - an accurate flux density scale and a set of secondary calibrators, A&A 61, 99, 1977

Ott et al., An updated list of radio flux density calibrators,A&A 284, 331, 1994

Perley & Butler, An accurate flux density scale from 1 to 50 GHz\\, ApJS 204, 19, 2013 Kraus, Calibration of the Effelsberg 100m telescope, tech. memo, 2009 Lilley & Palmer, Tables of Radio-Frequency Recombination Lines, ApJS 16, 143, 1968 === Spectroscopic flux and bandpass calibration === Winkel et al., Unbiased flux calibration methods for spectral-line radio observations, A&A 540, A140, 2012 Heiles, A New Technique for Heterodyne Spectroscopy: Least-Squares Frequency Switching (LSFS), PASP 119, 643, 2007 Sources suitable for spectroscopy/line pointing can be found in the ATNF SiO maser database. === Opacity correction/determination === Pardo et al., Atmospheric Transmission at Microwaves (ATM): An Improved Model for mm/submm applications, IEEE Trans. on Antennas and Propagation 49, 1683, 2001 ITU-R, Attenuation by atmospheric gases, P.676-9, 2012 Lay, The temporal power spectrum of atmospheric fluctuations due to water vapor, A&A 122, 535, 1997 ===== Backends ===== === FFT spectrometer === Klein et al., High-resolution wide-band Fast Fourier Transform spectrometers, A&A 542, 3, 2012 Klein et al., The APEX digital Fast Fourier Transform Spectrometer, A&A 454, 29, 2006 ===== Radio frequency interference (RFI) ===== Gary et al., A Wideband Spectrometer with RFI Detection, PASP 112, 560, 2010 Flöer et al., RFI mitigation for the Effelsberg Bonn HI Survey (EBHIS), Conference proceedings of "RFI 2010", POS, 2010 Fridman, Statistically Stable Estimates of Variance in Radio-Astronomy Observations as Tools for Radio-Frequency Interference Mitigation, AJ 135, 1810, 2008 See also: Conference proceedings: RFI mitigation workshop (RFI 2010) Frequency allocation (German) ===== Polarization measurements ===== === Zeeman === Robishaw, Magnetic fields near and far: Galactic and extragalactic single-dish radio observations of the Zeeman effect, Ph.D. thesis, Berkeley, 2008

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